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Brown Is Hiring Adjunct Visual Arts Faculty

Friday, January 20th, 2017
The Brown University Department of Visual Art is currently accepting applications for Adjunct Faculty positions for the 2017-18 academic year. Artists will be hired for one-year appointments to teach up to four courses per year in Studio Foundation, Foundation Media, 2D Foundation, 3D Foundation, and/or Photography Foundation. Appointments may be renewed annually for up to three years with the successful completion of each year. Applicants are required to have an MFA. A minimum of one year of full-time teaching experience, or equivalent beyond a Teaching Assistant, is strongly preferred. Evidence of innovation and ongoing professional achievement as an artist is required. An interest in Foundation course development is strongly desired.

Applications received by February 27, 2017 will receive full consideration. Interested applicants will submit a cover letter, cv, transcript (official or unofficial), artist statement, teaching philosophy statement, names and contact information for 3 references, examples of artwork, and a link to the artist’s website. For more information and to submit an application click on this link.
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Susan Freda Studios & Arn Krebs Arts seeks Studio Manager

Friday, January 13th, 2017

Susan Freda Studios and Arn Krebs Arts are looking for a Studio manager:

To apply please email suefreda@yahooo.com with your experience and any resumes or support material that you feel is relevant.

We will teach the right candidate, however some things like having your own transportation, being able to streamline information and work in a conscientious way are needed to start. This is a long term position only, please do not apply if you are looking for short (less than 1 year) term employment. Any experience running an Etsy shop or a working studio is very useful as is social media and general comfort on a mac platform.

Studio Manager Tasks:

  • Assistance maintaining the website includes posting new listings on our site, writing brief item descriptions, posting measurements of the work, updating records of the location/status of each artwork, and generally keeping the site organized.
  • Photographing finished work (both sculptures and jewelry) and editing the photos for online and promotional uses.
  • Packing, scheduling, and shipping work to go out to customers and galleries
  • Social media upkeep includes posting and listing on Etsy, Shopify, instagram, pinterest, making facebook announcements, and assisting with monthly or bi-monthly email announcements to our mailing list.
  • Jewelry organization includes cleaning jewelry, helping organize the display of jewelry, packaging and tagging jewelry, creating invoices of wholesale orders or gallery inventories, keeping track of and updating jewelry inventory list, and shipping orders.
  • General studio maintenance includes cleaning, trash removal, watering plants, filling work orders and other papers, checking for mail.  Accompaniment to trade shows and help with sales, if applicable.

Skills we are looking for:

  • Experience with Shopify, Etsy or other e-commerce sites.
  • Organized, able to intake information and streamline it efficiently
  • Self motivated
  • Confidant in making decisions and conscientious
  • Can work alone
  • A background in or experience in sculpture, jewelry, or running an etsy shop or other online platform. Office or studio management experience.
  • An understanding of spacial relations
  • Good work ethic
  • Communicative, able to collaborate/cooperate
  • Mindful of clean presentation (digital as well)
  • Experience with social media platforms
  • Has own transportation
  • Aesthetic sensibility

Benefits and Pay:
Pay is determined by experience but 11-15$ hourly. There is an option of free studio or office space with the position. Hours are flexible. Roughly 10-15 hours to start. Mellow and friendly environment. Some of the work can be done from home.

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Expansion Arts Program Coordinator 2017-2019

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Expansion Arts Program Coordinator 2017-2019

Supported by a collaboration among the Rhode Island Foundation, the Rhode Island State Council on the Arts, and the Rhode Island Council for the Humanities, the Expansion Arts Program (EAP) offers funding and organizational assistance to community-based, culturally diverse arts and cultural organizations.  EAP supports small organizations whose programs and missions center on the cultural practices and traditions of Rhode Island’s diverse peoples. It provides the skills and tools these organizations need to grow as equal partners in the Rhode Island arts and cultural community. In seeking to build the capacity of these organizations, the EAP recognizes the broader role they play in strengthening their communities including cultural preservation, education, and youth development.The collaboration that supports EAP seeks a consultant to serve as a coordinator ensuring that grantee shave the resources they need to achieve the Program’s goals. While many responsibilities are of an administrative nature, the Program Coordinator will also help the grantees build relationships with one another and with other key arts and culture organizations, to strengthen their resilience, their audience reach, and their sustainability. Further, the Program Coordinator will work with the three funding organizations to enhance collaboration, strengthen Expansion Arts’ organizational structure, and  build leadership and best practices. Responsibilities The Program Coordinator will:- Assist Expansion Arts grantees in identifying their technical assistance needs.- Act as a liaison between grantees and the Rhode Island Foundation to ensure that grants are processed in a timely manner.- Work with funder staff in preparing location, catering, and materials for quarterly workshops.- Design one gathering per year for grantees to enhance relationships among grantees, Expansion Arts alumni, and other organizations.- Help to coordinate attendance at local and regional relevant arts and culture conferences.- Design and produce limited promotional material, e.g. postcards.- Meet bi-monthly with the funding team to maintain links between the funders and on-the-ground work  of Expansion Arts and regularly meet with supervisor/mentor from the funding team.- Connect grantees to the subject-area consultants.- Connect grantees to other resources.- Meet at least monthly with each grantee.- Convene subject matter consultants as needed.- Collaborate with grantees to develop a performance or other event to occur in Year 3.- Maintain google drive including current grantee and program documents and relevant historical materials on Expansion Arts alumni organizations.- Collaborate with RI Foundation staff to ensure that material on the EAP web page is current.- Submit a written report on EAP’s progress, including reports from grantees, once a year and distribute among the funders.- Arrange periodic meetings between funders and grantees.- Regularly convene funder program staff to discuss issues of equity in arts and humanities grant-making.Qualifications- Experience with arts / humanities organizations and grant making / seeking.- Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience.- Knowledge of the arts, culture, and humanities landscape in Rhode Island.- Knowledge of capacity-building resources available to arts, culture, and humanities organizations.- Experience in providing workshops, technical assistance, and other means of building capacity in small and mid-sized organizations.- Demonstrated cultural competency in working with diverse organizations and individuals.- Ability to organize time and resources efficiently and effectively.- Knowledge of Photoshop, Illustrator, Publisher a plus- Excellent writing and verbal English language skills.- Fluency in Spanish is preferred.As a consultant, the Program Coordinator will be expected to:- Manage her/his time.- Provide the equipment to perform daily tasks (e.g., telephone, computer, and printer).- Have the ability to work off-site at appropriate location with access to Internet and telephone.- Maintain communication with subject matter consultants, Expansion Arts participants and funding team.This consultancy is part-time at 20 hours per week. Transportation and related expenses are reimbursed.

This is a 12-month contract open to renewal based on success of program meeting stated purpose and goals.

Applicants should send their resume and cover letter by January 20, 2017 to:  Carole Ann PenneyAssociate DirectorRhode Island Council for the Humanitiescaroleann@rihumanities.org

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South County Art Association Seeks An Experienced Executive Director

Thursday, January 5th, 2017

The South County Art Association is a small nonprofit organization located in the quaint village of Kingston, Rhode Island that began in 1929.   Our mission is to promote greater participation in the visual arts in Rhode Island by encouraging the production, visibility, and appreciation of artwork through quality education, juried and organized exhibitions, and artistic fellowship.

The right candidate need be a dynamic steward of our organization with previous nonprofit experience in financial management, grant management, and programming educational schedules.  The ideal candidate would be proficient in Quick Books, Adobe Indesign and Microsoft Office.  This position reports to a Board of Directors and requires strong management, organizational skills and enthusiasm working with volunteers and the SCAA community.

Additional responsibilities include (not limited to):

Human Resources – management of small paid staff as well as overseeing college interns assigned to special projects.

Education – Class scheduling, instructor retention and recruitment, and education catalogue scheduling, creation and production.

General Administration-  Preparation of “Directors Report” monthly to be reviewed by Board. Daily operations including purchasing, phone and email correspondence, website maintenance and studio space rentals.

Grant Management – Ability to identify available and appropriate grant opportunities, ability to write grant request, submission, management of funds and timeline when awarded.

Finances – Oversee accounts payables, receivables, and managing daily operations.  Development of annual plan and budget.  Monthly reconciliation.

Property Maintenance – Work with current caretaker and construction staff to ensure our historic buildings are in the best care and condition.  Ability to identify needs and schedule repairs as needed.

Marketing / Development – creation of yearly calendar of events, develop and maintain social media plan, develop fundraising opportunities, solicitation of in-kind donations, individual donations to increase endowment.  Develop and maintain positive community relationships to grow association sponsorships with involvement and participation.  Maintain positive relationships with RI Foundation, RISCA, South County Chamber of Commerce and other local nonprofit organizations.

Membership – Current membership management, renewal solicitation with the goals for continued association growth.

Gallery / Studio Oversight – work with Exhibit Director and Studio Manager to ensure property is maintained,  programming is timely, accurate and visitation is growing.

For consideration please submit resume and three references via email to board@southcountyart.org

 

 

 

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MAPC seeks Artist-in-Residence

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Artist-in-Residence
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for Metro Boston, seeks an Artist-in-Residence (AIR) to serve as a key member of a new team focused on advancing the arts and cultural goals in the MetroFuture regional plan. The AIR will serve an 18-month term with MAPC. The AIR will work with other staff at MAPC, as well as external partners, on local and regional planning projects that aim to help cities, towns, and neighborhoods become more culturally vibrant, open to artistic expression, and welcoming to people of many backgrounds. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative environment to build a more sustainable and equitable future for metropolitan Boston.

About MAPC
MAPC, established by statute in 1963, is the Regional Planning Agency (RPA) serving the people who live and work in metropolitan Boston, an area of 3.2 million people with 101 cities and towns. Our mission is to promote smart growth and regional collaboration, which includes protecting the environment, supporting economic development, encouraging sustainable land use, improving transportation, bolstering affordable housing, ensuring public safety, advancing equity and opportunity among people of all backgrounds, and fostering collaboration among municipalities. In addition to our local and regional planning work, MAPC maintains an active effort to influence public policy, program design, and spending priorities on the state and federal levels. We are guided by MetroFuture: Making a Greater Boston Region, our regional policy plan for a more sustainable and equitable future, which was adopted in 2008, and by the agency’s Strategic Plan, which was adopted in 2014. For more information about MAPC, MetroFuture, and the Strategic Plan, visit www.mapc.org/about-mapc and www.mapc.org/metrofuture; for further information about MAPC’s arts and culture work, see www.mapc.org/art.

Responsibilities
The Artist-in-Residence (AIR) provides an exciting opportunity to engage in public sector work at the regional level. The AIR will be an important partner in the implementation of the MAPC Arts, Culture, and Planning Initiative – a cross-sector strategy to advance the arts and culture goals in MetroFuture. The AIR will work across MAPC’s departments and divisions to explore socially-engaged art-making that advances innovation at the intersection of arts, culture, and planning. The AIR will have opportunities to help establish MAPC’s creative community placemaking practice and to develop and test creative approaches that can creatively impact the planning and community development work of MAPC and the cities and towns in our region. The AIR will also participate in the scoping and implementation of planning projects involving a range of planning disciplines, including arts and culture; economic development; housing; transportation; climate change; and public health. Responsibilities include:

  • Staffing select planning projects, engaging in arts and culture-focused activities such as: design/scoping and implementation of creative placemaking activities, outreach and engagement through social engaged/social practice art-making, and advising on arts and culture-focused planning and policy recommendations;
  • Advising on changes and additions to the Arts and Planning Toolkit;
  • Conducting research and writing to develop and document AIR arts activities;
  • Participating in art and culture-focused professional development trainings for MAPC and MAPC-region planners in partnership with the Manager of Arts and Culture, the Arts and Culture Planner, and consultant(s); and
  • Attending select MAPC staff meetings, evening meetings and occasional weekend meetings for projects, and engaging in local and regional travel.

Typical Qualifications
Candidates must have a Bachelor’s degree in the fine arts, arts administration, urban design/architecture, or other arts-related discipline and 3-5 five years of relevant experience in socially engaged/social practice art. Experience working with the public sector, nonprofit organizations, and community-based voluntary groups is desired.

Successful candidates will demonstrate all or most of the following:

  • An active artistic practice and a working knowledge of and enthusiasm for a wide range of arts disciplines;
  • Experience with various arts and culture fields of practice, such as: public art, social practice art/socially engaged art, and creative placemaking;
  • Knowledge of or experience with at least 1-2 of the following topic areas: creative community engagement, civic engagement, community development, cultural planning, cultural asset mapping, housing, economic development, land use planning, transportation, climate change, sustainability, public health, and food systems;
  • Experience working effectively with community groups and the arts and culture community, including artists, arts organizations, as well as local elected and appointed officials;
  • Ability to work with people in a range of settings, including diverse urban neighborhoods, developing suburban centers, and/or small or rural communities;
  • Working knowledge of and enthusiasm for a wide range of artistic disciplines and styles, and commitment to collaboration with individuals from other fields of practice; and
  • Entrepreneurial work ethic, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and strong research, writing, and communication skills.

Compensation and Benefits
The salary is $30,300 annually for 22.5 hours/week, or 25.90 per hour. This is a part-time exempt position. MAPC offers excellent Massachusetts state employee benefits as well as a flexible, supportive, and family-friendly work environment and a commitment to continued professional development.

Apply To
Apply online at www.mapc.org. Please attach a cover letter, resume, a brief artist statement, and 3-5 work samples in a digital format, e.g., a website, DropBox or Google Drive link, Flickr, Tumblr, or similar service. In the cover letter, please provide a link and details for accessing work samples. In the artist statement, please address how your work might creatively advance the implementation of MetroFuture. A review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA and a valid driver’s license and/or the ability to arrange transportation to meetings in different parts of the region.

MAPC is an EOE/AA employer. We take pride in the diversity of our workforce and encourage all qualified persons to apply.

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MAPC seeks Regional Arts & Culture Planner

Tuesday, January 3rd, 2017

Regional Arts and Culture Planner
The Metropolitan Area Planning Council (MAPC), the regional planning agency for Metro Boston, seeks a Regional Arts and Culture Planner to serve as a key member of a new team focused on advancing arts and cultural goals in Greater Boston. The Planner will work with other staff at MAPC, as well as external partners, on local and regional planning projects that aim to help cities, towns, and neighborhoods become more culturally vibrant, open to artistic expression, and welcoming to people of many backgrounds. This is an opportunity to work in a dynamic, inter-disciplinary, and innovative environment to build a more sustainable and equitable future for metropolitan Boston.

About MAPC

MAPC, established by statute in 1963, is the Regional Planning Agency (RPA) serving the people who live and work in metropolitan Boston, an area of 3.2 million people with 101 cities and towns. Our mission is to promote smart growth and regional collaboration, which includes protecting the environment, supporting economic development, encouraging sustainable land use, improving transportation, bolstering affordable housing, ensuring public safety, advancing equity and opportunity among people of all backgrounds, and fostering collaboration among municipalities. In addition to our local and regional planning work, MAPC maintains an active effort to influence public policy, program design, and spending priorities on the state and federal levels. We are guided by MetroFuture: Making a Greater Boston Region, our regional policy plan for a more sustainable and equitable future, which was adopted in 2008, and by the agency’s Strategic Plan, which was adopted in 2014. For more information about MAPC, MetroFuture, and the Strategic Plan, visit www.mapc.org/about-mapc and www.mapc.org/metrofuture; for further information about MAPC’s arts and culture work, see www.mapc.org/art.

Responsibilities

The Regional Arts and Culture Planner will be an important partner in the implementation of the MAPC Arts, Culture, and Planning Initiative – a cross-sector strategy to advance the arts and culture goals in MetroFuture. The Planner provides technical planning support on projects such as arts and culture planning; cultural asset mapping; creative placemaking; creative community development; cultural economic development; amendments to land use bylaws/ordinances, permitting procedures, and design guidelines with a concern for arts and culture. The Planner, in concert with other MAPC staff, will also play a role in evaluating and improving state laws, regulations, policies, and programs to strengthen the policy and planning conditions that can help arts and culture to thrive. Responsibilities include:

  • Managing and/or staffing arts and cultural planning projects in concert with fellow MAPC planners, municipalities, and community stakeholders; these projects will include scoping, public engagement, research, as well as designing local zoning, permitting procedures, programs, and funding;
  • Assisting with research and advocacy to improve local and state laws, regulations, policies, and programs that can help arts and culture to thrive;
  • Assisting with the development and delivery of art and culture-focused professional development trainings for MAPC staff and planners in the MAPC region planners;
  • Expanding visibility and impact of MAPC’s arts and culture planning work through attendance and/or presentations at local and regional events and conferences;
  • Attracting additional philanthropic investment and fee-for-service contracts in the arts and culture arena, and assisting with grant reporting and other administrative tasks;
  • Assisting with other local and regional planning projects in support of MetroFuture; and
  • Attending evening meetings, occasional weekend meetings, and engaging in local and regional travel.

Typical Qualifications
Candidates must have either a Master’s degree in urban/regional planning, public policy/management, arts administration, cultural planning, urban design/architecture, or a closely related field and a minimum of two years of professional experience working in the fields of arts and culture, planning, community development, and/or economic development in the public or private sector; or a bachelor’s degree with a major in one of these fields and a minimum of four years of relevant professional experience.
Successful candidates will demonstrate all or most of the following:

  • Experience providing professional planning assistance to local governments in disciplines such as arts and culture, economic development, housing, transportation, public health, environmental planning;
  • Experience with various arts and culture fields of practice, such as: cultural planning, cultural asset mapping, creative placemaking, cultural economic development, public art, social practice art/socially engaged art;
  • Experience working effectively with community groups and the arts and culture community, including artists, arts organizations, as well as local elected and appointed officials;
  • Experience with facilitation and collaboration;
  • Ability to work with the public and to articulate planning and policy issues to a wide variety of audiences;
  • Demonstrated project management experience, including ability to prepare work plans and budgets and work collaboratively with planning colleagues, municipal officials and staff, and community-based organizations;
  • Knowledge of arts and culture policies and strategies that can advance smart growth and livability objectives in areas like community development, economic development, environmental planning, housing, public health, transportation, and municipal service delivery.
  • Knowledge of federal, state and local land use policy issues, laws, regulations, and programs, as well as best planning practices related to master planning and other local planning activities; familiarity with Massachusetts state policies and programs is a plus, but not required;
  • Ability to work with people in a range of settings, including diverse urban neighborhoods, developing suburban centers, and/or small or rural communities; and
  • Entrepreneurial work ethic, strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and strong research, writing, and communication skills, including ability to interpret and synthesize data and discern trends in data pertaining to various planning disciplines; and knowledge of and/or experience with quantitative and qualitative research methods.

Compensation and Benefits
The starting salary ranges from $55,000 – $65,000, depending on qualifications and experience. This is a full time exempt position. MAPC offers excellent Massachusetts state employee benefits as well as a flexible, supportive, and family-friendly work environment and a commitment to continued professional development.

Apply To
Apply online at www.mapc.org. Please attach a cover letter and resume. A review of applications will begin immediately. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Candidates must have legal authorization to work in the USA and a valid driver’s license and/or the ability to arrange transportation to meetings in different parts of the region.
MAPC is an EOE/AA employer. We take pride in the diversity of our workforce and encourage all qualified persons to apply.

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Riverzedge Is Hiring

Tuesday, December 13th, 2016
Mobile Studio is Hiring!
The Riverzedge Mobile Studio brings challenging, project-based youth programs into low-income schools and community centers throughout the state. Teaching artists are responsible for delivering high-quality real world arts learning in a safe, fun, and highly engaged environment.
We are looking for teaching artists with experience in comics,  fashion/fabric arts, and green design.
This position is ideal for working artists looking for extra income.
The Details
This is a part- time position predicated on school-based need. Hours of work vary but are likely to occur between 2pm to 6pm. Sessions generally run 4-10 weeks in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer.  Candidates who are available M-Th afternoons will be given preference.
Learn more about Mobile Studio here.
Interested? Email resume to addie@riverzedgearts.org
The Nitty Gritty
Education: BA/BFA/MFA degree in the visual arts preferred, with formal or informal teacher training. Practicing artists encouraged to apply.

Art Skills:  At this moment in time, we are particularly seeking comics artists, fabric and fashion design artists, and green design artists. Candidate should possess a thorough knowledge of at least several artistic practices and disciplines.  Candidate will be expected to have a working knowledge of observational, figurative and technical skills of drawing, painting, and 3D Design/Media as well as the ability to adapt to participants’ specific creative interests. Knowledge of art history is preferred, as well as flexibility with a variety of mediums and materials.

Required Abilities & Experience:
*       Demonstrated ability to manage a classroom while maintaining a positive and fun atmosphere;
*       Experience working with youth in an urban environment, preferably within a school-based setting;
*       Able to adeptly and efficiently create and/or follow multi series curricula and lesson plans;
*       Flexible thinker, able to work with a wide variety of people from different cultures and sectors;
*       Ability to multi-task-to empower and engage youth participants while delivering sophisticated art and academic skills development;
*       Able to work independently and produce high quality results while accepting supervision and working in conjunction with a diverse staff;
A familiarity with RI Program Quality Assessment Tool (RIPQA).

Supervision:  This position is supervised directly by the Mobile Studio Director.

Performance:  Performance of each duty evaluated against the above requirements. The Mobile Studio Director will complete at-random observations and evaluations, and will provide weekly support. Teaching artists will be required to participate in periodic professional development trainings.

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Southside Cultural Center seeks Program Manager

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island (SCCRI) is a non-profit community-based multidisciplinary and multicultural art and cultural center located in Trinity Square on the south side of Providence. Its mission is to connect, cultivate, and engage community through the arts. As an annex to a 150-year-old United Methodist Church complex, the Center supports multiple performance spaces—including a 350-seat theatre—in a historic building at the intersections of Broad Street and Elmwood Avenue in Providence. Currently the Center hosts seven local arts organizations as partner tenants, with many more artists and others using the building through short and long term space rental agreements.

Position Background:|
We are seeking a culturally-sensitive, self-directed, and mission-driven individual with demonstrated experience in arts programming, performance staging and venue management to join our team.  The team leading Executive Director is joined by a group of staff, tenant partner arts organizations, and volunteer board of directors who are actively engaged in the programming and development of the Center.

The Program Manager is a new position.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Lead the development and implementation of a proactive equitable venue use plan in collaboration with staff, board and tenant partners
  • Lead the development and implementation of a revenue-generating financial model for SCCRI based upon the draft venue use plan in collaboration with staff, board and tenant partners
  • Lead the development and implementation of a plan for the 2017 inaugural season per the draft use plan and budget for the venue spaces in collaboration with staff, board and tenant partners
  • Develop and manage the venue calendar of events and schedule for maximum utilization of the venue spaces
  • Respond to all inquiries and requests for rental of venue spaces
  • Process rental agreements and payments according to established systems; participate in updating systems as needed
  • Network to create awareness in the community and beyond for the programming and venue space availability
  • Work with the marketing team to maintain an up-to-date and timely website and other media tools for marketing all of the above

Qualifications:
The ideal candidate for this position will have the following characteristics and experience:

  • Will have demonstrated experience in the performing arts and arts management
  • Will thrive working in a fast-paced environment where every day is different
  • Will be detailed oriented and highly organized
  • Will be able to work within a group and individually to set and then meet goals and deadlines
  • Will be at ease working in a culturally and economically diverse community
  • Will have excellent written and oral communication skills; bilingual a plus but not required
  • Will have strong  computer skills
  • Will be available to work nights and weekends to meet programmatic needs

Administrative/Compensation:
Reports to Executive Director

Work week will begin at 30 hours and move to full time position within 9 – 12 months.  Salary and benefits will be negotiated based upon skill level and experience.

Instructions:
This search is being conducted by Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island.  Submit resume and cover letter to the attention Richardson Ogidan trinityrestorationinc@tumc.necoxmail.com. The position will remain open until filled, but applicants are encouraged to submit resume by December 15, 2016.  No phone calls please.

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Southside Cultural Center seeks AmeriCorps (Volunteer Coordinator)

Monday, December 5th, 2016

Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island (SCCRI) connects, cultivates and engages community through the arts. A cultural center located in a historic building in Trinity Square, Providence, we are home to partner tenant organizations (Cambodian Society of Rhode Island, Laotian Community Center, Providence Improv Guild, Rhode Island Black Storytellers, and Rhode Island Latino Arts) and a resident theatre company, Wilbury Theatre Group. Collectively, our partner tenants provide the community classes in playwriting, acting, improvisation, dance, and music as well as performances and special events. Our facility is also made available for rent to community members, organizations, and schools whose events and programs help us fulfill our mission.

Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island now seeks an AmeriCorps participant to work as a Volunteer Coordinator to help build capacity at the Center and further develop SCCRI’s volunteer management systems.  Part-time students may be eligible. Work week schedule is flexible.

Internship Available – Volunteer Coordinator

Job Description:
The volunteer coordinator will work with the SCCRI Executive Director and SCCRI Program Manager to facilitate volunteer recruitment and management. Ideal candidate will be outgoing, comfortable in a multi – cultural and diverse community environment, very organized and will have some interest in the performing arts. Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Work with staff to develop organizational systems for targeted volunteer recruitment for SCCRI events, programs, special projects, marketing, and campaign initiatives
  • Developing and sustaining volunteer management organizational systems including contracts, communication  and engagement, intake through online volunteer request forms
  • Designing placement for volunteers in collaboration with the SCCRI partner tenant organizations
  • Designing placement for volunteers for activities that serve goals outlined in the SCCRI strategic plan
  • Recruiting, coordinating, managing, and supervising volunteers on a regular basis
  • Supporting organizational management for special events and programs
  • Supporting SCCRI staff to develop networks with schools and community organizations to increase involvement with Center

Qualifications
All applicants must fit the following criteria:

  • Must be a United States Citizen who is at least 17 years of age
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
  • Must be experienced with Microsoft Office and Google platforms
  • Must be fluent in written and spoken English. Spanish not required but a plus.
  • Must be flexible and available to work both evenings and weekends.

All AmeriCorps applicants must abide by LISC RI standards and complete/obtain all required materials (including having a government-issued photo I.D. and passing a national criminal background check) to be considered for this position.

Compensation:
The position includes a paid stipend and educational award upon program completion.

Instructions:
This search is being conducted by Southside Cultural Center of Rhode Island.

Submit resume and cover letter to the attention Richardson Ogidan trinityrestorationinc@tumc.necoxmail.com.

The position will remain open until filled, but applicants are encouraged to submit resume by December 20, 2016.  No phone calls please.

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FirstWorks seeks Program Manager

Tuesday, November 29th, 2016

FirstWorks seeks a Program Manager to coordinate the development and operations of the FirstWorks Season including the annual PVDFest. S/he reports to the FirstWorks Executive Artistic Director, who sets the curatorial direction on the development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of programs.

FirstWorks is a fast-paced non-profit arts organization that enhances the cultural, educational and economic vitality of our community by engaging audiences with world-class performing arts and education programs. Candidates will be considered for either a full-time position with benefits or ¾ time position. Job includes some evenings and weekends. Start Date: January 2017

Scope of responsibilities includes:
Program
• Assist EAD in researching and curating FirstWorks season
• Serve as overall project manager for the PVD Fest, coordinating with staff and partners
• Generate artist contracts and assist in negotiations
• Screen/respond to booking inquiries from artists and agents
• Maintain artist database and production calendar
• Track program budgets and monitor projected expense
• Preview local artist performances
• Assist in building and developing relationships with community partners and artists
• Provide programming support to donor events
• Oversee evaluation and documentation

Production
• Create production schedules, distribute and coordinate production staff
• Coordinate venues for performance and engagement activities
• Develop Festival footprint plan and schedule of performances
• Track the details of all artist contracts and tech riders
• Work to negotiate and fulfill artist production requirements, within budget
• Coordinate all requirements/details with venue technical director/staff
• Provide or secure stage and/or house management at FirstWorks events
• Oversee on-site front of house, signage plan and installation
• Manage artist hospitality
• Coordinate Artist transportation, including curb-to-curb delivery, vehicle rentals, reservations, etc.
• Work with Education & Community Coordinator to plan and implement engagement activities

Marketing & Fundraising
• Provide information about artists and programs for grants and reports
• Maintain knowledge of the organization’s Strategic Plan, and participate in its implementation
• Secure artist descriptions
• Coordinate performers on promotional appearances
• Assist in developing marketing campaigns
• Assist in developing sponsorship proposals, attending sponsor meetings as requested

Qualifications/Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree • 3-4 years experience in performing arts/program development and management as well as production, logistics and/or stage management
• Broad knowledge of performing arts
• Excellent writing skills (writing samples to be provided)
• Experience negotiating and managing contracts
• Good communication skills
• Excellent organizational skills & attention to detail
• Effective computer skills and facility with databases and spreadsheets
• Reliable automobile/transportation
• A team player willing to roll up sleeves and help the organization thrive

To apply:  Submit cover letter, resume and writing and/or work sample to jobs@first-works.org. Position will remain open until filled.

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Riverzedge is Hiring

Monday, November 28th, 2016
Riverzedge is currently looking to hire teachers for our rapidly growing Mobile Studio Program.
With our Mobile Studio program, expert teaching artists travel to schools, organizations, or worksites with projects that will inspire expression and encourage experimentation in the
visual arts, while providing hands-on learning experiences that
boost literacy, math, and science skills.
Mobile Studio has served over 1,092 students across Rhode Island since 2014, and we’re looking to expand in the upcoming months!
Location: Throughout Rhode Island; concentrated in Providence, Pawtucket, and Central Falls.
Salary: We pay a generous per class rate, above industry standards.
Start Date: Immediately, Part Time, Permanent position.
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HOW TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to addie@riverzedgearts.org
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This is a part time position predicated on school-based need. Hours of work vary but are likely to occur between 2pm to 6pm. Sessions generally run 4-10 weeks in the Fall, Winter, Spring, and Summer. This position is ideal for working artists looking for extra income.
*Candidates who are available M-Th afternoons will be given preference.*

The Riverzedge Mobile Studio brings challenging, project-based youth programs into low-income schools and community centers throughout the state. Progressive art and academic skill building is achieved through well designed curricula that incorporate critical thinking and problem solving with literacy- and STEAM-enriched art making. Teaching artists are responsible for delivering high-quality real world arts learning in a safe, fun, and highly engaged environment.

Education: BA/BFA/MFA degree in the visual arts preferred, with formal or informal teacher training. Practicing artists encouraged to apply.

Art Skills: Candidate should possess a thorough knowledge of at least several artistic practices and disciplines.  Candidate will be expected to have a working knowledge of observational, figurative and technical skills of drawing, painting, and 3D Design/Media as well as the ability to adapt to participants’ specific creative interests. Knowledge of art history is preferred, as well as flexibility with a variety of mediums and materials.

Required Abilities & Experience:
*  Demonstrated ability to manage a classroom while maintaining a positive and fun atmosphere;
* Experience working with youth in an urban environment, preferably
within a school-based setting;
*  Able to adeptly and efficiently create and/or follow multi series curricula and lesson plans;
* Flexible thinker, able to work with a wide variety of people from different cultures and sectors;
*  Ability to multi-task-to empower and engage youth participants while delivering sophisticated art and academic skills development;
* Able to work independently and produce high quality results while accepting supervision and working in conjunction with a diverse staff;
A familiarity with RI Program Quality Assessment Tool (RIPQA).

Supervision: This position is supervised directly by the Mobile Studio Director.

Performance: Performance of each duty evaluated against the above requirements. The Mobile Studio Director will complete at-random observations and evaluations, and will provide weekly support. Teaching artists will be required to participate in periodic professional development trainings.

About Riverzedge Arts:
Launched in 2002, Riverzedge is built on the philosophy that art is a powerful force for social change. We help individuals and communities reach their full potential through art, design, and creative entrepreneurship. Nationally award winning youth programs provide academic enrichment, jobs training, 21st Century skills building, and alternative routes to diploma attainment to teens, and high end experiential arts learning to K-12 youth throughout the state. Community arts and economic development initiatives convene artists, improve places and provide a platform for people of all ages to explore and express their intelligences and creative abilities through meaningful civic engagement, education, and employment. For more information, visit the website www.riverzedgearts.org.

Assurances:
Riverzedge Arts is an Equal Opportunity Employer and makes all decisions affecting terms of employment without regard to race, color, national origin, sex, age, political belief or affiliation, religious belief, sexual orientation, military status, disability or any other protected characteristics.
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HOW TO APPLY: Email cover letter and resume to addie@riverzedgearts.org
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Jamestown Arts Center seeks Arts Education Coordinator

Friday, November 18th, 2016

Jamestown Arts Center
Arts Education Coordinator

Part time: 20 hours per week
$20/hr

The Arts Education Coordinator plans, implements, and oversees arts educational programs for the JAC, and serves as a liaison between the organization and both students and local schools. Building on existing programming, the Arts Education Coordinator is responsible for the continued development and promotion of creative year-round programming for all ages including summer arts camps.

Specific duties include:
- Identifying and hiring instructors with oversight from the Executive Director
- Overseeing existing partnerships and developing new community partnerships for educational outreach purposes
- Working with Programming Committee to develop educational outreach for performing and visual arts events
- Scheduling all classes, camps and workshops and maintaining a shared schedule
- Working with Executive Director to set educational programming budget
- Ordering and maintaining all materials and related equipment
- Maintaining and preparing classroom spaces
- Working with Marketing Manager to promote classes, camps & workshops
- Overseeing registration process in conjunction with Administrative Assistant
- Providing support to instructors
- Submitting monthly education reports to the board
- Building and maintaining positive relationships with current and potential students, and families and local schools and partners

The Arts Education Coordinator must have a Bachelor’s Degree and at least 3 years experience programming in an arts educational non-profit or school setting or related experience. The ability to work well both independently and with others is critical.

This position requires proficiency with computers, Microsoft office software, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Please send cover letter, resume, and 3 references to jamestownartscenter@gmail.com

 

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Newport Art Museum seeks Registrar (part-time)

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Registrar

(Part-Time, 2 1/2 days/week)

SUMMARY:

The Registrar oversees a growing collection of 2,000+ objects of American and contemporary art, including works on paper, sculpture, decorative arts, photographs, paintings, and new media. Manages the care and control of the collections on site, implementing and revising collection policies and overseeing object movement, both internal and external. Oversees packing and shipping of works of art. Manages the logistics of outgoing loans and paperwork, as well as copyright permissions paperwork. Implements and manages security procedures, organizes and controls storage areas and contracts for outside services when necessary.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Catalogues works of art, which includes photographing them and maintaining and updating collection management software and digital images
  • Helps ensure adherence to art safety and security procedures
  • Serves as the point person and primary contact for security and building maintenance issues, contacting our vendors and consultants who repair and maintain these aspects of the museum when necessary
  • Assists with moving works of art within the Museum and its buildings and installing permanent collection works of art, along with preparator
  • Handles collections paperwork, such as copyright permissions, loan forms, and condition reports
  • Maintains the storage and collections spaces, keeping them orderly, well-organized, and clean (occasional vacuuming and dust removal)
  • Manages all aspects of monitoring the collections environment, including integrated pest management, temperature and humidity monitoring, light level monitoring
  • Prepares objects for exhibition, storage, transport, study, or photography
  • Assists with taking out, moving, and handling artwork at for the Collections Committee and Board meetings
  • Advises on special events and media access to collections and historic interiors
  • Keeps up-to-date on the field of collections management, developments in technology, and new methods of collections care
  • Generates and installs labels for permanent collection objects on display
  • Manages the production of new labels for objects in the Museum and outside on the campus, in consultation with the Senior Curator
  • Will handle/execute tasks related to the “Newportal” project, which involves making various collections in Newport available online to the public on a site maintained by a partner-organization; will attend Newportal meetings as representative of the Museum
  • In the long term, will conduct an inventory of works on paper and other museum objects
  • Keeps track of and orders collection care supplies (boxes, labels/tags, gloves, etc.)
  • Assists with other collections and curatorial tasks as needed
  • This is a part-time position requires availability during normal business hours as well as occasional nights and weekends, when needed

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

  • A genuine interest in art and respect for the art object
  • A positive attitude
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Enjoys coming up with solutions to challenges and improving upon procedures
  • The ability to multitask
  • The ability to work independently and to work as a member of a team
  • An interest in design; design skills are not required but are a plus (for making labels for permanent collection objects)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • A willingness to learn
  • Comfort with technology and some prior database experience
  • A willingness to take basic photographs of collection objects and some skills in Photoshop or other Image-editing software are a plus
  • Experience with Microsoft Office, particularly Word and some experience with Excel is helpful
  • Work may be performed indoors and outdoors throughout the campus and sometimes off-site
  • Position may require periods of walking, bending, stretching, climbing and enough physical strength to carry heavy works of art with help from others and smaller works unassisted
  • A minimum of 2-3 years of experience in collections management or care
  • A valid driver’s license
  • A B.A. or B.S. in art, art history, American studies, historic preservation, conservation, museum studies, library science, history, or a related field

TO APPLY:

Please include a cover letter, current résumé, three references and salary requirements. No phone calls please. All requests should be emailed to: jobs@newportartmuseum.org, with “Registrar” in the subject line. This position is a part-time, salaried position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 
The Newport Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The Newport Art Museum & Art Association, established in 1912, educates and inspires a diverse audience by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting historic and contemporary visual arts of the highest quality with an emphasis on the rich heritage of the Newport region, and integrates appreciation for the arts and art-making into all its programs. The Museum is fully accredited by the American Association of Museums.

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Newport Art Museum seeks Office Manager/Bookkeeper (part-time)

Monday, October 31st, 2016

Office Manager/Bookkeeper

Reports to: Staff Accountant & Controller

JOB SUMMARY:

Individual is responsible for overseeing the day-to-day needs of the Museum’s administrative office, including ordering supplies, communicating with vendors, and opening the mail. Additional tasks involve bookkeeping functions in support of the Museum’s Finance Department. Accounts Receivable, bi-weekly payroll, preparation of bank deposits, entries into QuickBooks, generation of departmental income/expense reports, and other general Finance Department support.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have a college or associate’s degree, possess an accounting certificate, or have related experience
  • Knowledge of office administration
  • Strong computer skills: Microsoft Office applications and QuickBooks
  • Excellent organizational, time management, and analytical thinking skills
  • Ability to maintain a high level of accuracy in preparing documents and entering information into QuickBooks
  • Ability to multi-task, work independently, and function as a team player
  • Demonstrate ability to engage effectively with staff, trustees, members, student, volunteers and all contractors and vendors working for the Museum
  • Demonstrate complete confidentiality of all Museum affairs
  • Flexibility and resourcefulness
  • Human Resource experience and an interest in the arts are a plus

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintains all records & supporting documentation in an accurate and clear manner in accordance with established procedures
  • Prepares and records deposits in QuickBooks. Ensures that all proper documentation is provided as backup for the deposit.
  • Perform the day-to-day processing of financial transactions as needed.
  • Verifies that transactions comply with financial policies and procedures
  • Collects time sheets and processes payroll on a bi-monthly basis
  • Maintains updated vendor files and file numbers
  • Organizes and completes supply orders
  • Keeps Staff Accountant & Controller updated on all issues related to A/R
  • Responsible for the sorting, stamping & distribution of mail.  Stamps all checks according to procedures.
  • Performs other related duties & projects as assigned by the Staff Accountant & Controller

TO APPLY:

Please include a cover letter, current résumé, three references and salary requirements. No phone calls please. All requests should be emailed to: jobs@newportartmuseum.org, with “Office Manager/Bookkeeper” in the subject line. This position is a part-time, salaried position. Applications will be accepted until the position is filled. 
The Newport Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer.

The Newport Art Museum & Art Association, established in 1912, educates and inspires a diverse audience by collecting, preserving, exhibiting and interpreting historic and contemporary visual arts of the highest quality with an emphasis on the rich heritage of the Newport region, and integrates appreciation for the arts and art-making into all its programs. The Museum is fully accredited by the American Association of Museums.

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RISCA is Hiring A New Individual Artists Program Director!

Monday, October 10th, 2016
Want to do exciting work supporting a growing community of individual artists in Rhode Island?  Join the RISCA team as our new Individual Artists Program Director.
This position will manage and oversee the agency’s support for individual artists.  In this capacity this person will provide technical assistance and support to current and potential applicants, and to artists who approach the agency for assistance. Our Individual Artists Program Director will work within state government and in the public to identify new opportunities to support artists and grow the arts and creative sector, provide educational support on issues related to support for artists who are presenting or producing art, and more.
This individual will also help to oversee the agency’s electronic communications and information activities (web site, blog, newsletter, artist directory, social media, etc.)
RISCA is an exciting place to work, and we’d love to have you on our team. The deadline for applications is October 22nd, so apply now.  Go to Apply RI for details and to submit a cover letter and an online application.
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The Public Art Archive Seeks Program Manager In Denver, CO

Monday, October 10th, 2016
WESTAF (The Western States Arts Federation), located in Denver, Colorado, is now accepting applications for the position of Program Manager of the Public Art Archive
Position Summary
This position provides leadership for the further development of the Public Art Archive.  The Archive is a 7 year old ongoing project that seeks to acquire and make available for both public and administrative use images and data related to installed works of public art across the United States and beyond. Public Art Archive Program Manager works with the senior management team at WESTAF to build the Archive into a comprehensive and financially self-sustainable resource. The position is a full-time, salaried opportunity at WESTAF’s lower downtown Denver office.
The Organizational Culture
WESTAF is operated by a staff of 30 employees many of whom have arts or creative backgrounds. The highly entrepreneurial organization is committed to building a diverse, inclusive and mission-oriented staff and applicants from underrepresented populations are encouraged to apply. Ideal candidates will thrive in a setting where the day-to-day tasks vary, collaboration is critical, and employees are able to work as part of a team but are empowered to manage their workload and execute tasks independently.
Key Duties
The Public Art Archive Manager is responsible for the following key duties:
  • Collaborates with experts in the public art field to further develop and enact an ambitious vision for the Public Art Archive
  • Ensures that the current Public Art Archive site remains available to the public at a high standard of reliability and accuracy
  • Develops and maintains relationships with experts in the public art field in order to ensure that the development of the site reflects best practices
  • Manages the project in a way that guides it to a state of financial self sufficiency
  • Directs contractors in the task of validating, vetting and importing content
  • Works to relate the capabilities of the Archive to other WESTAF technology projects to take advantage of potential synergies
  • Represents the Public Art Archive at professional gatherings
  • Manages the Archive’s e-newsletter and the social media presence
Minimum General Qualifications
  • A bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution of higher education with a master’s degree preferred
  • Aptitude for completing work objectives under limited supervision
  • Proven entrepreneurial ability
  • Knowledge of the visual arts field
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A knowledge of the visual arts
Minimum Technology Qualifications
  • Knowledge of the basic architecture and processes of mid-level web sites, or the ability to quickly learn such basics
  • Proficient computer skills on both Mac and PC platforms
  • An understanding of basic social media platforms, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.
Compensation
The position has the following compensation and benefits:
  • An annual salary in the range of $43,000 to $46,000
  • Eligibility for an annual bonus at the conclusion of one year of work
  • Three weeks of paid vacation (10 hours/month)
  • Paid sick leave earned at the rate of eight hours per month
  • Eleven paid holidays per year
  • Health insurance
  • Dental coverage
  • An RTD Ecopass
  • A retirement plan with 403(b) matching opportunities after one year of employment
To Apply
To apply for this position, submit a cover letter that details how your education and experience will allow you to successfully complete the key duties of the position noted above.  In addition, please submit a resume that outlines your general qualifications for the position along with three professional references. Please send your application materials to Laurel Sherman at Laurel.Sherman@WESTAF.org. Questions about the positions should also be directed to Ms. Sherman. The position will remain open until it is filled.

About WESTAF
WESTAF’s mission is to strengthen the financial, organizational, and policy infrastructure of the arts. In its work, the organization strives to reflect the values, insights, spirit and knowledge of communities of color, indigenous peoples, and other marginalized ethnic communities in the West and ensure its programs and initiatives incorporate the diverse perspectives of the region. For more information about the work of WESTAF please go to www.westaf.org. Information about the Public Art Archive can be found at www.publicartarchive.org.
Issued September 28, 2016

 

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Chazan Gallery Call for Proposals – Deadline: Dec 1

Thursday, October 6th, 2016

THE CHAZAN GALLERY

CALL FOR PROPOSALS

The Chazan Gallery at Wheeler is accepting artists’ proposals for solo and group shows for the 2017-2019 exhibition season.

Deadline: December 1, 2016

Please send proposals to submissions@chazangallery.org including:

-  15 digital images of your work (# 1- 5 will be juried in the 1st round)

  • Images must be numbered and listed accordingly on an image list with titles, dates, medium and size
  • Digital images should be in JPEG format, 72dpi and no bigger than 1.5 MB per image

-  A brief proposal

-  An up-to-date CV

-  Please name every file submitted with your name      (e.g. johnsmith_CV.doc, johnsmith_image01.jpeg)

Please contact elenalledo@chazangallery.org with any questions.

 

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Riverzedge Arts Seeks Bi-Lingual Assistant Program Coordinator VISTA

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

Job Title:                Riverzedge Arts Bi-Lingual Assistant Program Coordinator VISTA

Organization:         Riverzedge Arts

Location:                Woonsocket, RI

Salary:                    $11,880 total living stipend for twelve months of service

Start Date:             10/31/2016

Terms:                   Full Time Temporary

 

Job Description

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Launched in 2002, Riverzedge Arts is built on the philosophy that art is a powerful force for social change.  Riverzedge’s mission – “to help individuals and communities reach their full potential through art, design, and creative social enterprise” – is realized through award-winning teen enrichment and job training programs, high-end experiential arts learning in K-12 settings, and community arts and economic development initiatives that convene residents and artists to improve places and quality of life. More information at riverzedgearts.org or facebook/riverzedgearts.

 

Riverzedge is seeking a full-time AmeriCorps VISTA member for a one-year service commitment from October 31, 2016 to October 30, 2017 for which members receive a monthly stipend, health care and other member benefits through the Corporation for National and Community Service.  The Grad Nation VISTA Volunteer will support applied STEAM (STEM + Art) learning programs for at-risk teens, helping to expand pipeline opportunities such as credit-sharing with higher education, and improving options for drop out youth and other vulnerable populations.

 

The AmeriCorps VISTA volunteer will increase graduation rates as part of programs that are nationally recognized for their innovation and impact. This position is especially critical to our organization’s and city’s goals to increase graduation rates at the high school with the lowest graduation performance in the state of Rhode Island. The member will support community empowerment by expanding leadership, engagement, performance, post-secondary access and career supports, and by building capacity for high impact alternative pathways to graduation and post-secondary success.

 

Fluency in Spanish is mandatory.

 

Member activities will include: identifying potential collaborators and coordinating meetings; helping to improve program performance through effective referrals and diversion placements, and creating credit pipelines for high-risk teens; helping to establish or improve intra-organization communication, project management and data information systems implemented at scale; helping to secure commitments among partners through formalized partnerships with MOUs, etc…; and improve and expand existing and new youth empowerment programs.

 

Other desired skills and attributes:

  • Creative self-starter who produces and documents results
  • Well-organized and professional in diverse settings
  • Works well independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with project management
  • Strong research, writing and presentation skills
  • Experience working with urban youth and communities

 

Note:  AmeriCorps VISTA is a national service program under the Corporation for National and Community Service designed specifically to fight poverty. The VISTA member commits to serve full-time for one full year at a nonprofit organization and receives an $11,880 total living stipend for those twelve months of service. Upon successful completion of the term of service, the Member also receives either an education award of $5,775 or cash award $1,500. For more information on AmeriCorps VISTA, please visit http://www.nationalservice.gov/programs/americorps/americorps-vista

 

How to Apply

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To apply for this position, please send a cover letter and resume to Education Director Karen Barbosa at karen@riverzedgearts.org. Interested parties should apply asap-decisions will be made on a rolling basis.

 

 

 

 

 

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Trinity Repertory Company Seeks Director of Marketing & Public Relations

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

DIRECTOR OF MARKETING & PUBLIC RELATIONS
TRINITY REPERTORY COMPANY, PROVIDENCE, RI

Trinity Repertory Company, the Tony Award-winning State Theater of Rhode Island, seeks a strategic, collaborative and experienced Director of Marketing & Public Relations to plan, lead and grow its marketing and patron services activities, including subscription, single, group, and student ticket sales. As an integral member of the senior leadership team reporting to the Executive Director, this position oversees a full-time staff of seven and is responsible for developing and implementing audience development strategies and programs that result in patron acquisition, loyalty, conversion, retention and exceptional service. The successful candidate will have excellent verbal and written communication skills; be skilled in traditional and digital marketing, sales, communications and media relations; demonstrate a track record of success achieving substantial income growth, while managing budgets and resources efficiently; and have the proven ability to prioritize and manage projects and deadlines effectively. Minimum requirements include: bachelor’s degree (master’s preferred), seven years of successful marketing and management experience with particular strength in analytics and data-driven decision making, and a passion for or previous involvement in theater. Complete posting at www.trinityrep.com (Get Involved/Work with Us). To apply, submit cover letter/resume to jobs@trinityrep.com. Trinity Repertory Company is an equal opportunity employer.

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City of Providence – Arts, Culture + Tourism Seeks Project Manager

Wednesday, October 5th, 2016

City of Providence
Department of Human Resources
Arts, Culture & Tourism
Project Manager
$52,837
Non-Union

Summary

The City of Providence Arts, Culture & Tourism (ACT) Department strengthens neighborhoods by embedding arts and cultural strategies within the City’s community development initiatives. Grant-funded creative place-making projects further this work which advances the Creative Providence cultural plan. The Project Manager reports to the ACT Director, and serves as liaison to grant funders, consultants and community partners.

This is a temporary grant funded position with the possibility of becoming permanent.

Start Date: ASAP

End Date: June 30, 2017 (dependent on grant-funding)

Duties & Responsibilities

1. Assist AC+T staff in managing the Department’s major grant-funded strategic initiatives.

2. Assist with development, implementation, evaluation, and documentation of projects.

3. Provide limited technical assistance to community partners.

4. Act as liaison for community partners, consultants, and funders on special projects.

5. Recruit and supervise interns.

6. Other duties at the discretion of the Director.

Qualifications:

1. Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university.

2. 3-5 years of arts administration / project management experience.

3. Passion for Providence’s arts, cultural diversity and creativity.

4. Ability to work independently and to retain enthusiasm and good humor in an exciting but busy work environment.

5. Understanding of creative placemaking movement.

6. Experience with project planning and management including: community outreach, creative and cultural sector interaction, and interdepartmental work.

7. Preference given to candidates with demonstrated experience engaging diverse communities and/or implementing place-based strategies.

8. Ability to manage the needs the of multiple stakeholders and projects simultaneously.

9. Excellent organizational skills.

10. Strong writing and editing skills.

11. Preference given to bilingual candidates able to read, write and speak Spanish proficiently.

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS: Please send resume and cover letter to jobs@providenceri.gov with “Project Manager” in the subject line.

Human Resources
25 Dorrance Street
Providence, RI 02903

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY AFFIRMATIVE ACTION EMPLOYER
MINORITIES AND WOMEN ENCOURAGED TO APPLY

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